AN HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT 1914-15 Trio, Defence (Home Guard) & "Commander" Special Constabulary Long Service (GV). To: 98704. B.S. MJR. G. DUBERY. R.F.A. "Ordered Bethnal Green Baton Charge in the 1926 General Strike"

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AN HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT 1914-15 Trio, Defence (Home Guard) & "Commander" Special Constabulary Long Service (GV). To: 98704. B.S. MJR. G. DUBERY. R.F.A. "Ordered Bethnal Green Baton Charge in the 1926 General Strike"
AN HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT 1914-15 Trio, Defence (Home Guard) & "Commander" Special Constabulary Long Service (GV). To: 98704. B.S. MJR. G. DUBERY. R.F.A. "Ordered Bethnal Green Baton Charge in the 1926 General Strike"
AN HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT 1914-15 Trio, Defence (Home Guard) & "Commander" Special Constabulary Long Service (GV). To: 98704. B.S. MJR. G. DUBERY. R.F.A. "Ordered Bethnal Green Baton Charge in the 1926 General Strike"







A VERY UNUSUAL & HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT
1914-15 Trio, Defence (Home Guard) & "Commander" Special Constabulary Long Service (GV).

To:
98704. B.S. MJR. G. DUBERY. R.F.A.
"Ordered Baton Charge at Bethnal Green Town Hall in the 1926 General Strike"


[THE MEDALS]
1914-15 Star: 98704. B.S. MJR. G. DUBERY. R.F.A.
War & Victory: 98704 W.O. CL.2 G. DUBERY. R.A.
Defence: Unnamed as issued.
Special Constabulary L.S: CMDR. GEORGE A. DUBERY.

[BIOGRAPHY. C, 1875-1941]

George A. Dubery was born in Newlyn, Cornwall in about 1875. He was a leading and very well known political figure in the Hackney area of London in the early 1900's. He was a Liberal candidate and Councillor. Sitting on many committees, he served as Deputy Mayor of Hackney in 1925. He was a colleague of Herbert Morrison & Bottomley admired him as an astute politician.

AN HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT 1914-15 Trio, Defence (Home Guard) & "Commander" Special Constabulary Long Service (GV). To: 98704. B.S. MJR. G. DUBERY. R.F.A. "Ordered Bethnal Green Baton Charge in the 1926 General Strike"
AN HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT 1914-15 Trio, Defence (Home Guard) & "Commander" Special Constabulary Long Service (GV). To: 98704. B.S. MJR. G. DUBERY. R.F.A. "Ordered Bethnal Green Baton Charge in the 1926 General Strike"
AN HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT 1914-15 Trio, Defence (Home Guard) & "Commander" Special Constabulary Long Service (GV). To: 98704. B.S. MJR. G. DUBERY. R.F.A. "Ordered Bethnal Green Baton Charge in the 1926 General Strike"













He applied for a commission in 1914 but was rejected as being over age. Having served for six years in the 1st City of London R.G.A. Vols, he enlisted as a gunner in the R.F.A. and assisted in training new recruits at Bulford Camp in September 1914 and was an officer's instructor in gun drill. He entered the Mediterranean theatre (EGYPY (3) on 1st July 1915. He was finally granted a field commission in 1918 but this was cancelled owing to the end of the war.

[POLICE SERVICE DURING THE 1925 GENERAL STRIKE]
AN HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT 1914-15 Trio, Defence (Home Guard) & "Commander" Special Constabulary Long Service (GV). To: 98704. B.S. MJR. G. DUBERY. R.F.A. "Ordered Bethnal Green Baton Charge in the 1926 General Strike"
In 1925 he was appointed Commander of "J" Division of the Metropolitan Special Constabulary. He led the famous baton charge against the illegal "Soviet" which had installed itself in the Bethnal Green Town Hall during the general strike.

During his life he had also been a Monumental Mason and master printer with expertise in secret codes. He also owned the well known China & Glass company of Messrs G.A. DUBERY.

AN HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT 1914-15 Trio, Defence (Home Guard) & "Commander" Special Constabulary Long Service (GV). To: 98704. B.S. MJR. G. DUBERY. R.F.A. "Ordered Bethnal Green Baton Charge in the 1926 General Strike"
[WW2 SERVICE]
He finally got his commission and served as a Lt in the Home Guard during WW2 and it was while serving in this capacity that he was sadly killed on his motor cycle when on Saturday 18th April 1941 he collided with an army lorry on the Tring to Berkhampstead Road at about 6:30pm.
He was taken to West Herts Hospital where he died a short time later. He was about 66 and was given an impressive Guard of Honour at his funeral which was attended by his closest friends.

AN HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT 1914-15 Trio, Defence (Home Guard) & "Commander" Special Constabulary Long Service (GV). To: 98704. B.S. MJR. G. DUBERY. R.F.A. "Ordered Bethnal Green Baton Charge in the 1926 General Strike"
An important group to a seriously interesting & loyal old soldier & very senior special policeman who really took a full part in a political, military & civil life at all levels.

Medals GVF on Original Ribbons.

£550

AN HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT 1914-15 Trio, Defence (Home Guard) &

AN HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT 1914-15 Trio, Defence (Home Guard) & "Commander" Special Constabulary Long Service (GV). To: 98704. B.S. MJR. G. DUBERY. R.F.A. "Ordered Bethnal Green Baton Charge in the 1926 General Strike"
£550

A VERY UNUSUAL & HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT 1914-15 Trio, Defence (Home Guard) & "Commander" Special Constabulary Long Service (GV). To: 98704. B.S. MJR. G. DUBERY. R.F.A. "Ordered Baton Charge in the 1926 General Strike"